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sandy survivors, how they're coping coming up. plus, senator john kerry, the chairman of the senate foreign relations committee, testifying to the senate foreign relations committee. it's all about his bid to be the next secretary of state. so how is that going to go? that's coming up. [ male announcer ] this is sheldo whose long day setting up the news starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. >>> fox weather alert. it's january and cold. to relief for the deep freeze across the northern u.s. and forecasters say a developing storm could add snow to the mix. temperatures, better than the last couple of days bus freezing in louisville and d.c. especially painful for families who don't have any electricity or heat after superstorm sandy slammed the northeast. volunteers have set up warming tents on staten island. >> we have some propane heaters. our tent has propane heater but weather conditions like this the heater doesn't work so well. for t
hearings begin for secretary of state nominee john kerry, two former national security advisers stephen hadley and zbigniew brzezinski weigh in. >> brown: paul solman looks at china's fast growing economy and asks, is it headed for a crash? >> wages are rising for the burgeoning middle class, but for hardscrabble factory workers: mounting protests against unlivable wages and working conditions. >> ifill: and vice president joe biden hangs out with hari sreenivasan on google plus to talk about gun violence. >> make your voices heard. this town listens when people rise up and speak. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the u.s. m
>> brown: still to come on the newshour: confirmation hearings for secretary of state nominee john kerry ... china's growth bubble ... and an online "fireside chat" with vice president biden. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: president obama announced his nominees today to run two key financial regulatory agencies. he tapped mary jo white to chair the securities and exchange commission. she's a former federal prosecutor in new york, with a long record of prosecuting financial fraud and other white- collar crimes. >> if confirmed by the senate, i look forward to committing all of my energies to working with my fellow commissioners and the extremely dedicated and talented men and women of the staff of the s.e.c. to fulfill the agency's mission to protect investors, and to ensure the strength, efficiency, and transparency of our capital markets. >> sreenivasan: the president re-nominated richard cordray to lead the consumer financial protection bureau. the former ohio attorney general has held that position for the last year, but his temporary ap
. democratic senator john kerry will face his peers when he's presented by secretary of state hillary clinton to succeed her at the state department. during the confirmation hearings, kerry is expected to face questions about the crisis in syria and military service in vietnam. the senator worth an estimated $184 million has also promised to di did vest his holdings in companies that could present a conflict of interest. >>> the house passed legislation that would prevent the government from defaulting on its debt. the bill is a quick fix that avoids an economic showdown with the white house. it eliminates the nation's borrowing limit until may without the dollar for dollar spending cuts republicans have insisted on. the senate is expected to approve the bill as early as tomorrow. >>> meanwhile, "the new york times" reports senate leaders from both sides of the aisle are nearing an agreement on new limits to the filibuster. the tactic that forces the majority party to gather 60 votes just to bring a bill to the floor. an announcement on the new rules is expected today. >>> vice president joe
. >> there is a confirmation hearing today for john kerry president obama's choice to be the next secretary of state. john kerry says he will divest holdings in dozens of companies in order to avoid possible conflicts of interest. >> that a heated exchange involving secretary clinton. she was defiant at times during her testimony on the u.s. consulate attack in benghazi. >> we have no doubt they were terrorists. there were militants, they attacked us, killed our people off. but what was going on and why they were doing what they were doing -- >> we were misled that there were protests and then something sprang out of that and assault. >> we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or guys out for a walk and decided to go kill some americans. what difference does it make? >> senator john mccain criticize clinton, saying the families of the four americans are not getting answers they deserve. clinton says the state department is moving swiftly to strengthen security and diplomatic posts worldwide. >> on lockdown at a southwest virginia college was lifted after a report of a gunman on campus tu
and afghanistan. >>> also today, john kerry will tell some of his senate colleagues why he should be our next secretary of state. the senate foreign relations committee will hold kerry's confirmation hearing today. he is the committee's chairman, so new jersey senator robert menendez will preside over the hearing. president obama nominated kerry last month to succeed hillary clinton at the state department. the president says kerry's earned the respect and confidence of leaders around the world. >>> a developing story now out of north korea. the south korean government says north korea may be preparing a nuclear test. the associated press reports that north korea is warninging it's ready to conduct a test as well as carry out more long-range missile launches, threatening to wage a "full-fledged confrontation again the u.s." for what it calls continued hostility. the threats come days after the u.n. condemned the country's rocket launch last month. >>> yesterday, schools placed thes ha uva's college at wise on lockdown after reports of a gunman. the students who reported seeing him later confe
you for reminding me of that chapter in my public clear and what you and john kerry accomplished together. i want to talk about the role of the united states, it is called upon to negotiate, to make it safer. certainly since world war ii, it has involved nuclear weapons and it does to this day as we discussed the future of nuclear entrance like, god forbid, iran intoork the nuclear club, which we don't want to see happen. we also know there came a new threat, terrorism, in a different form. biological and chemical weapons. organizations that attacked the united states and killed innocent people. but it was, i think last year or the year before, that we were briefed by the state department, department of defense, about the greatest threat to security in the united states and it wasn't either of those things. it was cybersecurity. i think you may have attended the brief, the classified briefing for members of the senate. democrats and republicans. they explained to us this invisible war that goes on even as we meet between the united states and many who are not our friends that are
coming up on "news4 at 5." >>> senator john kerry appears to be on his way to an easy confirmation as the next secretary of state. he had a smooth hearing today before the foreign relations committee, and got emotional talking about his late father, who also served as a diplomat. >> i would take office as secretary, proud that the senate is in my blood, but equally proud that so too is the foreign service. >> senator kerry's testimony was briefly interrupted by a protest over u.s. relations with iran. he paused while that protester was escorted out, then acknowledged the senate is a place for voices to be heard. kerry famously testified 42 years ago about his opposition to the vietnam war. the full senate will vote on his confirmation next week. >>> a big push on capitol hill today for sweeping new gun control legislation. the measure wouldn't just reinstate the assault weapons ban, but also outlaw more than 100 other weapons. several democratic senators are working together on the bill describing the killings in newtown as a call to action. also today a group devoted to responding
kerry during his confirmation hearing to be secretary of state. kerry will answer questions from his colleagues on the senate foreign relations committee. he is the committee's chairman so new jersey senator robert menendez will preside over the hearing. president obama nominated kerry last month to succeed hillary clinton at the state department. >>> a developing story right now out of south korea -- rather, north korea. the south korean government says north korea may be preparing a nuclear test. the associated press reporting that north korea is warning that it is ready to conduct a test as well as carry out more long-range missile launches. three -- rather, threatening to wage a "full-fledged confrontation again the u.s." for what it calls continued hostility. the threats come just days after the u.n. condemned the country's rocket launch last month. >>> this morning, a grandfather wants answers in his grandson's death in prince george's county. over the weekend, 16-year-old marcus antonio jones was shot and killed outside a birthday party. police held a public meeting last night
senator kerry at the confirmation hearing. live coverage begins at 10:00 eastern. first, we will bring you "washington journal." then the senate confirmation hearing for john kerry. live coverage of the pentagon news conference with leon panetta and martin dempsey. and about 45 minutes, winnie stachelberg on gun control. max boot on foreign-policy. bradley shear worker rights in the workplace. >> as secretary i have no greater priority responsibility. as i have said many times, i take responsibility. nobody is more committed to getting this right. i am determined to be the state department -- to leave the state department safer and more secure. it meant moving quickly to respond to the immediate crisis, but also to further protect our people in high threat areas across the region and the world. host: we will get your reaction this morning to hillary clinton's testimony yesterday. we do expect misses clinton on capitol hill again today as john kerry has his hearing to replace her. for the first 45 minutes, we will get your reaction to the testimony. what's being written and on television. t
john kerry take the lead. >> i think he will. his speech focused on making sure friends of old enemies. he's focusing on democrac diplomacy. that's something that obama will have to get involved with at that level. i think he will get involved. >> john: one more time, alex, does john kerry have a charisma deficit that the president needs to worry about. >> john kerry has never been known for charisma, but he has been on the stage for a long time and he can hold his own. >> that's why the two of you are always the smartest kids in class. thank you so much for coming on, on this inauguration day. >> thank you. >> john: what would martin luther king jr. be doing if he were alive today? chances are he wouldn't be working for the koch brothers. coming up next. only on current tv. [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? the tons of obama merchandise. we have some souvenirs like the john boehner commemorative inaugural republican drinking glass.
john kerry on whether he's prepared to takeover as secretary of state. will likely be confirmed now that susan rice is no longer an option for the position. >> and i'm already excited by the many ways we can work together and in which we must work together. in order to advance america's security interests in a complicated and ever more dangerous world. >> senator kerry chairs the committee that's holding the confirmation hearings. kerry's entire life has prepared him for this job. his father was a diplomate and democratic presidential nominee and served numerous committees. >> coming up tonight, a study that may surprise you about smoking. people who quit before a certain age could live almost as long as nonsmokers. >> fox 5 is monitoring metro. proposes new tunnels to help keep up with the growing demand. >> and a baby girl thrown from a car during a horrific crash. what happens next nothing short of a miracle.  >>> we already know that smoking is hazardous to your health. but a new study found smokers who quit between 35 and 40 can erase most of that risk and qu
. >> the dream liners has been grounded until the investigation is complete. >> senator john kerry says it is up to iran to prove its nuclear program. he made the comment in front of the senate's foreign relations committee. with hearing had its lighter moments. >> mr. secretary -- senator in this respect. [laughter] >> i thought this would be quick. >> the massachusetts senator was also asked about his position on syria and the controversial nomination of chuck hagel who he defended. >> mark zuckerberg -- governor chris christie so much that he's is hosting a fund-raising campaign. they have worked closely with the outspoken republican on education. >> still to come, virginia's governor suicide ideas on how to improve your commute. and what he reveals as his top priority. >> metro says it will cost $1 billion a year to maintain services. >> authorities have identified one of two women killed on a falls church house fire yesterday. investigators say the body of 48 laura snider was found at the fire. firefighters responding to a 3:25 alarm found the
problem in libya. are we going to send them without adequate parole teches. >> they will start john kerry's confirmation hearing to replace secretary of state clinton. >> cars cover the in ice working to extinguish the fire for 7 years. as they fought the fire for hours in below freezing temperatures the water in the hoses turned to ice and encased the building. >> you don't see that often. >> one-third of the chicago fire department was called to the scene after the fire broke out tuesday night. for more on the bitter cold temperatures let's go to janice dean for more first degree weather. >> you never see pictures like that. your husband is a firefighter i am sure you can testify about that. >> those are tough conditions one of the toughest fires to fight when you are dealing with freezing temperatures and the water freezes it's not only dangerous for them but folks who are walking by. you can slip, fall, really incredible. >> where is the origin of all of this cold air? i know we have a lot of canadian viewers. minus 17 in sudbury, minus 9 in montreal. we are feeling it across the grea
. >> president obama picked senator john kerry to lead the state department after ambassador susan rice withdrew her name. you'll recall rice caught a lot of flack over the benghazi attack. kerry is chairman of the senate foreign relations committee. >>> we are still talking about this probably for the last time, though. an inaugural official told cnn that pop star beyonce did not sing the national anthem live on inauguration day. the official asked to not be identified and it was beyonce herself who made the decision the night before. >> now you think it's done? >> i don't think we'll hear from her at least not for a while on this subject. yesterday there was at least a mystery, did she or did she. now it appears she didn't. there you go. >>> the truth about manti te'o, the notre dame star speaking out and coming clean about the fake girlfriend hoax. while going shoeless and metal-free in seconds. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle...and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. now this...will work. [ mal
for massachusetts senator john kerry, who is expected to easily secure the nomination. but yesterday, clinton was the star of a much more contentious hearing. here's abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: it was a riveting drama. secretary of state clinton, seemed in rare public form. at times, angry. aggressively on the defense. at another point, choking up over her four, lost colleagues. >> i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers, the sons and daughters. and the wives left alone to raise their children. >> the american people and the families of these four, brave americans still have not gotten the answers that they deserve. i hope that they will get them. >> reporter: and the secretary did not hesitate to shoulder the blame. >> as i have said many times, i take responsibility. >> reporter: but she insisted she never saw any of the requests for more security in the run-up to the attack. >> they didn't come to me. i didn't approve them. i didn't deny them. >> reporter: that made republican senators pounce. >> i think it's inexcusable. >> reporter: clinton fired bac
program last month. >> a confirmation hearing will be held today for democratic senator john kerry. gretzky is president obama's choice to be the next secretary of state. john kerry says if confirmed, he will divest holdings in dozens of companies to avoid any possible conflict of interest. a heated exchange involving secretary of state clinton and congress members on the u.s. consulate attack in benghazi. >> no doubt they were terrorists, they killed our people. but what was going on and why they're doing what they were doing -- >> we were misled best there were protests and then something sprang out of that, and assault. >> we have four dead americans. was it because of protest or guys out for what will decided to go kill some americans? what difference does it make? >> senator john mccain criticized clinton, saying the families of the four americans of not gotten the answers they deserve. clinton says the state department is moving swiftly to strengthen security and diplomatic posts worldwide. 5:08 on this thursday, 18 degrees. >> still ahead a new warning from north korea when
getting its due now that john kerry is about to take over? joining us now is andrea mitchell, nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent. and the host andrea mitchell reports on msnbc. thank you for being with me. >> thank you. >> to see hillary clinton talking to anybody gets news coverage. to see her going hand to hand with senator ron johnson of wisconsin is guaranteed to get a lot of attention. but what do you think was the most important take-away from this testimony today? >> that she is a fighter, that they obviously, the republicans think that she is a likely candidate, because they were trying to muddy her up. i think that both partisans on both sides, the democrats congratulating her and a wink and a nod, we hope we see more of you and this isn't the last we'll see of you, and the republicans saying all the tough things they're saying about benghazi. there are, look, legitimate criticisms about benghazi, and the state department was devastated by the report, the independent action report, the review board that ambassador pickering and admiral mullen reported back. they very expli
in that area. >> all right. right now, john kerry is on capitol hill for his confirmation hearing to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. he's answering questions from the senate foreign relations committee. by the way, he's the chairman of that committee. news 4 joins us now with more. melissa, what kinds of questions could he be facing? >> well, he's been on the committee for 28 years, led it for the past four, as expected, keith, the questions thus far have been fairly friendly. now, the hearing started just about an hour ago, this is a live look right now. it's the first of three for obama's national security nominees and the least controversial. later, lawmakers plan to ask kerry about the civil war in syria, his stance on foreign aid and the keystone xl pipeline. he's expected to win by partisan support for his colleagues. >> i'm already excited by the many ways we can work together in which we must work together. in order to advance america's security interest in a complicated and ever more dangerous world. >> 2008, you might remember obama chose hillary clinton over kerry f
claimed responsibility. >>> president obama's choice for secretary of state john kerry had his confirmation hearing today. addressed the relations committee. been a member for the past 28 years. outlined a number of issues facing the united states. chief among them deal wg iran. >> the president has made it definitive. we will do what we must do to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. and i repeat here today, our policy is not containment. it is prevention. >> senator is expected to confirm gary's appointment. the first vietnam veteran to head the state department. >> president obama nominated attorney jerry joe white to lead the exchange commission. built a reputation as the tough new york prosecute for. involve bringing down terrorists responsible for bombing the world trade center. white's nomination heads to the senate. >>> back here at home from prince georges county, police arrested two people in connection with the murder of a fort washington teen. 16-year-old marcus jones was shot and killed. believed his death sparked multiple fights at his school this week. l
has tapped the massachusetts democrat to succeed. hillary clinton as secretary of state. today, kerry faces a confirmation hearing held by the senate foreign relations committee who is the outgoing chairman of that committee and he is expected to sail through the confirmation process. >>> tonight reports of an eminent threat in benghazi. they are all urging their citizens to get out of there right away. now, this threat comes one day after the secretary of state hillary clinton testified about the terror attack on that city. >>> coming up in your only local newscast at 7:00, a young child battling cancer gets a chance to do something that some girls could only dream of. that's coming your way, 9 news at 7:00. >> see you then, derek. >>> still ahead in this half hour, why an app design today keep drivers safe may be as dangerous as texting. >>> and also living large. find out how the law is allowing him to live >>> a young man andre barbosa is probably both. he had two dimes, but he lives in a mansion in boca raton, florida. how? well he's a squatter. he moved in when the bank foreclos
the testimony of senator john kerry in his bid to become the next secretary of state. it was one of the only problems in several hours of testimony in front of the senate foreign relations committee, but iran was one of the big issue that is senator kerry addressed today. here is what he said about keeping that country from getting nuke regard weapons. >> we will do what we must do to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. our policy is not containment, it is prevention. >> he was introduced today by hillary clinton and senator john mccain. he is expected to be confirmed by the full senate next week. >>> a group of democratic lawmakers introduced a bill today to ban more than 150 assault rifles and semiautomatic weapons. the killings at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut spurred this new effort. bill's sponsors dianne feinstein. she says it includes an exception for 2,000 sports weapon. the nra says the second amendment forbids any weapons ban. >>> students from the catholic university began gearing up for tomorrow's march for life rally. the annual demonstration begins on th
clinton's replacement. massachusetts john kerry will go before the senate foreign relations committee in the first step to become the next secretary of state. to prepare for his new role, the senator will have to sell off many of his personal investments forth to avoid possible conflicts of interest. kerry is the senate's wealthiest member with an estimated net worth of more than $184 million. >>> jessica doyle is back with another your money report. >> talking super bowl. >> that's right. the countdown to the super bowl is o. i don't know if you have your plans set. maybe money is a little tight right now. maybe you want that new big screen tv but it's just out of your price range. how about giving your current tv a pre-game tuneup. it's a lot easier than you may think. >> reporter: some of the most diehard football fans will watch the big game on a brand new tv, but if that's not in your budget, consume every reports says -- consumer reports says there are simple steps to get any tv ready. >> a lot of people may have brought a tv home and didn't set it up or left it with the factory
, her likely replacement, senator john kerry, passed his first today. he did not meet much opposition today. he's expected to be easily confirmed by the full senate. senator robert menendez nearly gave him the job today. >> mr. secretary -- senator, in this respect. >> that's all right. i'm ready. [ laughter ] >> i thought this could be quick -- >>> secretary clinton and republican senator john mccain endorsed senator kerry at the start of today's hearing. >>> the fairfax county school bloord meetings in less than an hour whether to decide to expand the gifted program, a.a.p. administrators want to add it to they limitnary skiles, four middle schools to create more slots for gifted students, but some parents worry that rapidly expanding the program will weaken it. school board members have expressed concern that the district needs to address overcrowding issues first. >>> still ahead on "news4 at 6," d.c.'s police chief fires back after a new report is released, claiming that not all sexual assaults are reported accurately. >>> a major push to ban assault weapons. >>> the d.c. area no
kerry will answer questions from the foreign relations committee after his nomination for secretary of state. most political analysts expect kerry to face friendly questioning today and have no trouble being confirmed. >>> the fact is we have four dead american. was it because of a protest, or it was because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they would go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it make? >> obviously a very different scene for current secretary of state hillary clinton. during her testimony yesterday before the senate foreign relations committee, republicans grilled her during that hearing on september's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. clinton has accepted responsibility for the attack which killed four americans including u.s. ambassador to libya, chris stevens, that isn't enough, though, for some lawmakers. they accused her of innorring warnings from the ambassador and diplomats in libya that they needed tighter security. >> were you and the president made aware of the classified cable from chris stevens that said
on the hill tomorrow to introduce senator john kerry at his confirmation hearings to possibly become the next secretary of state. >> tonight a ground breaking desix frd desd dedecision, after a decade long war, panetta removed a ban to allow women serve their country at the front lines. shomari stone joins us live with reaction. >> reporter: reaction from women we talked to, they'reic st ecst. leon panetta will make the announcement at the pentagon tomorrow behind me. women say this is the moment they're waiting for, a victory and equality. >> i think i have been walking abut thr about three feet in the air. thrilled the pentagon is lifting a ban on women serving in combat. >> exciting first step to further include women in the military service. >> the reservist is one of four female service members who filed a lawsuit to stop the approximately see thpolicy that bans women. >> great advancement in advancing women's equality in military service. >> reporter: the move overturns a 1994 ruling banning women from being in comb battle units. this change will allow the military to open up 200,000 co
kerry as her replacement. >>> the news edge in virginia where two women were killed in a fire in falls church this morning. crews responding to the call on manner road. a single story home engulfed in flames. approximately 30 minutes. both victims who neighbors say are a mother and daughter who are both deaf were found during searches of the home. people close to them are saddened by the news. >> really, i can tell you, we love them. it's hard to believe they die. it's hard for us. we were close with them. >> authorities have not confirmed the identities of the victims until they notify family. two dogs and eight cats killed in the fire. cause under investigation. the news edge on maryland tonight. the trial continues for an anne arundel county executive accused of misconduct in office. accused of using his security detail to help him with his campaign. today's chief of staff testified about a robo call system. >> he never ordered anyone to take part in john's reelection campaign. but admitted he acted as coordinator for any coworkers who did. he said, as chief of staff, he knew abo
will begin his nomination process today. massachusetts senator john kerry will go before the senate foreign relations committee in the first step to become the next secretary of state. to prepare for his new role as senator, he will have to sell off some personal assets to avoid a conflict of interest. he has a net worth of more than 18 -- $184 million. >>> leon panetta is expected to announce new rules today concerning women in combat. they'll soon be allowed to serve in the front line infantry positions. until 2016 to allow women to e join combat positions. after that they'll have to seek special exceptions if they believe positions should remain closed to women. gary nurenberg has reaction from one local soldier. >> i had to step outside the class and kind of do a happy dance and go right back into training. >> reporter: army reserve staff sergeant jennifer hunt is one of four women who sued the military claiming its ban on women in combat is unconstitutional. >> because we need the most qualified people in the military to do the job, be it male or female. this is going to allow the serv
to their seats, including the man expected to be the next secretary of state, john kerry, from massachusetts. if they seem dressed fairly lightly, there are some regional -- there's john mccain, dianne feinstein, there's some regional heaters in that area. there are blankets provided, as we heard. andrea mitchell is there. we'll keep alternating between this camera and the white house doorway so we don't miss a thing. and andrea, you're seeing the senate leadership fill in. >> yeah. just as senator kerry is coming in and some of the other senators, let me give you an idea of the schedule. there will be a change of power at the state department, as you know, on wednesday of this week. hillary clinton is going before the senate and the house. she's going to be here today in her role both as a former first lady and as the secretary of state. she's going to be testifying on benghazi on wednesday. on thursday before the committee that he chairs still, senator kerry will be introduced by secretary clinton for his confirmation hearing. we're told then that the vote on senator kerry as secretary of
. tomorrow he takes a message on the road with a stop in richmond, virginia. john kerry will face the senate foreigns relation committee. the president picked massachusetts senator to replace the retiring hillary clinton as the nation's top diplomate. kerry will likely cruise through an easy confirmation. >> it was emotional, blunt and sometimes heated testimony as secretary of state hillary clinton answered questions about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. accused the white house of fwlaming the attack on an offensive video. >> the fact is we had four dead americans was it because of a protest or guys out for a walk and decided they'd kill americans? what difference at this point does it make? it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, senator. honestly, i will do my best to answer your questions about this. the fact is people were trying in real time to get to the best information. >> the secretary of state was also questioned about requests for beefed up security from ambassador chris stevens. she said she
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the senate foreign relations committee. it is expected to be smooth sailing for senator john kerry. a lot of republicans support the president's pick to be the next secretary of state. >>> still ahead, another check of the roads on this snowy morning. >> does how much sleep you get affect your performance on the job. what some companies are doing to make sure you get a better night's sleep, coming up  [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >>> pack now on fox 5 morning news. you are helping us to tell the story of the morning snow. picture you see here is snow in swan point, maryland down in charles county. it was posted by our fa
the democratic nod for president in 2016. president obama has tapped senator john kerry as the next secretary of state. >>> lawmakers in maryland have come up with a compromise in legislation over who is responsible for injuries from dangerous dogs. it would impress the impact of last year's court ruling that pit bulls are inherently dangerous. that decision made pet owners and landlords liable for dog attacks. new law clarifies responsibility and would apply to all breed, not just pit bulls and landlords would only be liable if they know or should have known that a dangerous dog was being housed on their property. >>> the original author of the dear abby advice column has died. funeral services were held yesterday for abigail vanburen. she died wednesday after a long battle with alzheimer's disease. she was 94. giving good advice runs in the family. for decades her column competed with the advice of ann landers, written by her twin sister esther. esther died in 2002ment they were on good terms. the dear abby column has been written by her daughter jean for nine years. >>> 5:35 is our time. t
, january 24th the senate foreign relations committee will hold a confirmation hearing for john kerry starting at 10 a.m. in the hart office building. friday, january 25th, the georgetown public policy is to host an inaugural conference on at risk children, youth and system reform that will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the georgetown university conference center here in washington and that it is your capital rundown for the week of january 21st, 2013. you'll find us on www.myfoxdc.com and on twitter #capitalrundown. i'm tom fitzgerald. we'll see you next week. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. ♪ god is able and he won't fail ♪ . >>> he's headed to hollywood, curtis finch jr. of st. louis impressed the judges in tonight's american idol show, one of dozens of singers that tried out in chicago. it was appare
. >>> they opened gun confirmation hearings for the secretary of the state. the senator jim kerry. the massachusetts democrat served for 28 years now. he said that they must get their fiscal house in order to lead worldwide. in his words, "foreign policy is confirmed." as expected, he would exceed them who testified today on their behalf. >>> at the house minority leader, the hometown versions the congressional district. and that they will go with the folks. and they wanted to make the wager. that they are rooting for the 49ers and they are not root against baltimore. >>> all right, now they were the mayor of baltimore and when the memorial stadium was built that he would help bring the colts and the organization to the city, but that they had to put those loyalty of the childhood behind her and her constituency down first. >>> don't forget to watch the super bowl right here on sunday february 3. we'll all be watching and it will continue. >>> flames interrupted this morning from the already frozen chicago warehouse. this is the second time this week that the fire broke out at the huge building on t
. senator john kerry will sit at the witness table to answer questions from his colleagues. >>> back to the weather issues today, lots of school delays and some closures because of the winter weather. we are running the full list at the bottom of your screen and it is also on myfoxdc.com. >> still snowing out there. with us for a couple more hours. we'll see some afternoon sunshine. i'll have the details on your weather forecast. julie wright has a look at those roadways which are getting to be snow covered coming up right after the break. >>> a live look outside at the roads as they begin to deal with the snow that came down in the early-morning hours. it doesn't look too bad out there right now but never know. if you are out there driving around, be extra careful. you may want it leave a little bit early. you got to get that stuff off the windshield and deal with the slick roads, snow plows. >> i saw a couple of trucks out there too. >> make sure you have the windshield wiper fluid. >> mine is not working. i promise you the other day it was working and it was fine. i thought i clea
up president obama's nomination of john kerry after replacements in the second obama administration. tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >>> you saw his story first on fox 5. a maryland boy spent nearly two weeks in intensive care battling the flu. >> just the scariest thing you could ever imagine, seeing your child lay there with every tube and iv, coming from every part of his body, and of course him not being responsive. >> guess what? he is recovered and his family is talking about his close call and happy homecoming. >> and later, a new plan to keep d.c. kids in school. why parents could face harsh punishment. >> also ahead, first man te'o, a cat fishing hoax. fox 5 news at 10:00 is just getting started. we'll be right back.  we're sitting on a bunch of shale gas. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it rig
kerry as the next secretary of state. >>> happening today, maryland's governor slated to propose measures to make it easier to cast a vote in maryland. according to the washington post, governor martin o'malley will push for a bill to expand early voting and also to allow maryland residents to register to vote and cast ballots on the same day. the bill faces opposition for republicans in the general assembly. the gop has long fought similar measures. they say it opens the door to voter fraud. >>> 6:46 now. today, leaders in prince george's county will help unveil a new gun safety proposal. maryland governor martin o'malley is scheduled to outline his public safety priorities for this year's legislative session. prince george's county executive baker and mark mcgaw will join the governor for the announcement this afternoon. >>> guns in virginia schools, sits with a safety task force. a legislative committee defers to that panel. it will authorize one person in every school to carry a concealed weapon. the task force is expected to make its recommendations before the general assemb
as to why certain positions should not be offered to women. >> today john kerry will go before the senate foreign relations committee, first steps to the state department. outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton who is making headlines this morning after an emotional testimony. joining us now with more on the secretary's appearances. defense and foreign policy rider. he has more than 30 years covering the middle east and all the hot spots. talking about wars assassinations and diplomatic security. welcome to the broadcast. thanks for joining us. first, i hate to use that wordy motion al because the secretary happens to be a woman and that's the first thing that some might go to. you wouldn't use that word for a man. to be quite frank she did let her emotions fly at one point getting very upset. when she had to stand there and receive the bodies. how would you characterize her appearance yesterday? >> she did get emotional because she knew chris stevens, the ambassador who got killed. he was quite an impressive diplomate. spoke fluent arabic. being a u.s. diplomate in hot zones involve
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